EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/95

Liriomyza sativae found in Oman

Liriomyza sativae (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) has been collected from lucerne in Oman on 1990-10-26. The species was subsequently shown, according to the author, to be established in the southern Arabian peninsula. This record presents the first report of L. sativae in Asia.


Deeming, J.C. (1992) Liriomyza sativae established in the Old World.
Tropical Pest Management 38, 218-219.